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Hasselblad X1D
Hasselblad XCD 45mm f/3.5

Long Exposure (5+ minutes) with Push (Storm-Swollen Creek)

This 5+ minute exposure was taken in extremely blue flat light at late dusk. I wanted to see how well the image quality would hold up with some aggressive processing and less than optimal exposure

Storm-swollen creek

Adobe Camera Raw 9.8.0.692. View ACR settings.

Exposures: f/8 for 5+ minutes (323 seconds). It was so dark that the X1D produced nothing but a reddish haze in Live View, so I resorted to shining a 5000 lumen Betty TL2 flashlight on the creekbed area while focusing.

This image is remarkable in its final quality. Consider the aggressive processing:

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f8 @ 323.0 sec, ISO 100; 2017-02-07 18:05:34
Hasselblad X1D + Hasselblad XCD 45mm f/3.5 @ 36.9mm equiv (45mm)

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